[unisog] massive uptick in targeted spam this weekend and week

Steve VanDevender stevev at darkwing.uoregon.edu
Wed Oct 16 18:05:59 GMT 2002


Steve VanDevender writes:
 > The nice thing, though, is that all the
 > stuff is showing up with sender addresses in the optingnow.com domain,
 > making it quite easy to block.

Except as of last night they seem to have started using the domain
optprofessionals.com too.  Whois information seems to indicate this is
exactly the same outfit as optingnow.com.

Exploiting open proxies to send spam full of forged headers is _really_
professional, isn't it?



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